Democracy Now! Wednesday, June 18, 2003
The People vs. The FCC: The War is Not Over
Producer Democracy Now!Audio/Visual sound, color
Just two weeks after the Federal Communications Commission granted big media conglomerates greater powers to secure monopolies on media markets, the Senate Commerce Committee will consider legislation tomorrow that would roll-back significant portions of the new rules.
Federal Court OKs Post-9/11 Secret Arrests
Appeals court backs Justice Dept. decision to withhold the names of hundreds of immigrants detained after Sept. 11. We talk to attorney Kate Martin.
Bush Taps 'Embedded Lobbyist' to Head RNC
We talk to Public Citizens Joan Claybrook on longtime lobbyist Ed Gillespie and the merger of the Republican Party and corporate America.
As U.S. Kills Two Iraqi Demonstrators in Baghdad, Human Rights Watch Demands Full Investigation of U.S. Killings in Falluja
New report indicates U.S. troops shot dead 17 and injured 70 in Fallujah on April 28 without provocation. No evidence has emerged that Iraqis shot at the U.S. soldiers first.